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in santa cruz. merrill newman landed at sfo yesterday to plenty of fanfare. here is lisa amin gulezian with more. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: merrill newman held on to the ones he missed most while being detained in north korea. after traveling some 24 hours, he's finally back in the bay area. >> it's been a great homecoming. i'm tired, but ready to be with my family. >> the 85-year-old was a man of few words while at san francisco international airport. >> what's the first thing you are going to do when you make it back through your door? >> i think probably take my shoes off. >> after leaving sfo the newman family came here to their second home in santa cruz. it's a house they have owned for decades. once inside they have been relaxing and spending time together. this is a photo taken of merrill and his wife leigh having lunch. they aren't returning to their primary residence in palo alto, where yellow ribbons were tied by neighbors as a symbol of merrill's safe return. vice president joe biden had this to say. >> there is a piece of good news. the dprk today released someone
.m. we will start off with a quick first look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> another freezing cold morning until about 9:00 when the temperatures begin to come out of the 20s and 30s. so as we take you through the morning hours, we will be down into the mid-20s. that sun comes up at 7:13. we are in the upper 20s from novato, napa and santa rosa. san francisco at 39 right now. our coast in in the mid-30s. right through 7:00 very little change. by noontime low to mid-40s. by the afternoon maybe some areas could hit around 50, but overall once again we will be at least 10 degrees below average. just in the upper 40s today. less wind and a spare-the-air day this afternoon. we will look for a moderating trend coming into play as soon as tomorrow. katie. >> warming trend sounds good to me. thank you, lisa. meanwhile in the south bay officials are working to save lives as the temperature drops low enough to create life-threatening conditions. at least four deaths have occurred this week. but to get people off the streets and into shelters is making a difference. we report fr
. one of those success stories is lisa floyd, a sales and service professional from huntington, west virginia. she spent the last 14 years working for volunteer services at a hospice. very hard work indeed, making sure the sick and elderly were able to die in peace and dignity. she is a success story. she exhausted her state benefits without finding a job, but the extended benefits we supported and believe should be supported again helped her keep her head above water long enough to find a new job without losing her home or becoming destitute. lisa, you are not invisible. you are important and we are glad you are here. >> good morning, representatives. thank you for having me here to share my story. my name is lisa floyd. for nearly 14 years, i've worked as director of volunteer services for an area nonprofit hospice that serves both west virginia and ohio. i have worked my entire adult life having had three jobs my whole career. i had never been unemployed until now. as soon as i lost my job, i immediately began my furious search for employment and began navigating the world of onli
with a first quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> katie, the cold front pushed on with a tenth of an inch and half inch in concord and the north bay. here's a little cell headed towards half moon bay but the bulk of the activity has moved out of the bay area and pink right there was the snow that we saw falling on the santa cruz mountains just in the last couple of hours. and down towards monterey, still some showers. the bulk of the day will be dry with increasing sunshine and cool northwesterly winds. temperatures just in the upper 40s today all over the bay. katie? >> lisa, thank you. >>> right now, there is some snow in the santa cruz mountains. abc 7 news reporter is live in boulder creek. what do you see out there? >> reporter: katie, we have been looking all over this morning for snow. and we finally found it. there's a light dusting of fresh snow here on empire grade road in the santa cruz mountains. perfect for would be christmas trees and that's where we are at the christmas tree farm at the top of the mountain. it started snowing about 25 minutes ago
to plenty of fanfare. here is lisa amin gulezian with more. [applause] >> reporter: he held on to the ones he missed most while being detained in north korea. after traveling some 24 hours, he's finally back in the bay area. >> it's been a great homecoming. i'm tired, but ready to be with my family. >> the 85-year-old was a man of few words while at san francisco enter in the airport. >> what's the first thing you are going to do when you make it back through your door? >> i think probably take my shoes off. >> after leaving sfo the newman family came here to their second home in santa cruz. it's a house they have owned for decades. once inside they have been relaxing and spending time together. this is a photo taken of merrill and his wife leigh having lunch. they aren't returning to their house yety yellow ribbons were tied as a symbol for his safe return. vice president biden had this to say. >> there's a piece of good news. they never should have had it in the first place. >> the north korean government accused newman of committing war crimes and the media released this video of new mi
success stories is lisa floyd. she's a sales and service professional from hunting ton, west virginia. she spent the last 14 years working as director of volunteer services as a hospice, very hard work indeed, making sure the sick and elderly were able to die at peace and with dignity. she's a success story. lisa exhausted her state benefits without finding a job, but the extended benefits that we support and believe should be supported again help her keep her head above water long enough to find a new job without losing her job or going des tut. lisa, you're not invisible. you're important. we're glad you're here. >> good morning representativs.s >> good morning. >> we're here. >> thank you. thank you for having me here to share my story. my name is lisa floyd, and for nearly 14 years i've worked as director of volunteer services for an area non-profit hospice which serves both west virginia and ohio. i have worked my entire adult life having had three jobs my whole career, and i had never been as i lost my job, i immediately began my furious search for employment and began navigating the
, questions will be raised about what could have prevented the tragedy. lisa, good morning to you. so transportation experts have been talking about this technology that may have prevented the crash. can you tell us a little bit more about that. . >> good morning, stephanie. it's called positive train control. it's a safety system that congress has mandated for the railroads. it is supposed to be in place by the end of 2015. it is partially a computer system, but it uses gps, and senators on the train and tracks. we talked with ntsb board member earlier today about this system. >> positive train control, which is a -- a technical name for a system that prevents trains from occupying the same set of tracks. it does provide signals for the train to slow. we don't know if that would have made a difference in this accident. we'll certain be looking at that. >> this is a very complicated and expensive system to install. metro north which ran the train has already told the federal government it will not make the 2015 deadline. it wants an extra three years. so stephanie any system like this
cold temperatures. how much longer will it last? that is up to lisa to explain. i hope it gets warm sooner because this assignment is cold. >> lots of 20's. in pleasanton, temperatures are dipping below freezing and our reporter talked with kids outside watching the lots last night. >> when heated pool water hits cold air you get steam and when your water coach makes you get out you get effective discipline toll. >> if they act up, we pull them out of the water and they are quiet quickly. >> it feels like ice on the feet. my lips are purple. >> the mercury dipped to 43 degrees at 6:30. the fans at the soccer tournament had plenty of blankets but the players had to find other means. >> those on the bench... >> you cuddle? >> i would not mind it. >> in downtown livermore it was 38 degrees at 8:30 but at the pet store, step -- thermal underwear was being sold for the pets. the toll road warning has been motivation to buy, sell, and behave. >> the cold snap could shatter a 41-year-old them record. some folks at this day care fundraiser remember in 1972 when the temperature dipped to 29
going on with cold and rain, maybe snow. meteorologist lisa argen, good morning. >> good morning to you. most of the activity, well, all of it moved through while you were sleeping. wind and rain and live doppler 7hd this morning w he picking up cloud cover, anybody a few sprinkles but all the advisories for the higher elevation snow has expired. could see a few sprinkles. temperatures dropping in the north bay. right now we are experiencing the mildest temperatures we will see all day because it's the northwest winds picking up behind the front. we will see numbers not get out of the 40s today. so 30s and 40s right now with some fog in in the north b. otherwise below average, chilly, dry today. cool afternoon. we will look for the breezy winds and another freezing cold night tonight into sunday night. but is there any more precip on the way? i'll let you know coming up. katie. >> lisa, thank you. in the south bay the frigid temperatures have been more than just uncomfortable, they have turned deadly. in the south bay four people have died from hypothermia in the past few days. nick smi
ahead but we will tell you about the possibilities and the stepped outlook next. >> thank you, lisa. also next, remembering nelson mandella, the tribute both here and in south africa. the bat kid returns. the san francisco player he [ ding ] cheese plate? cheese plate. no, i made something better. you used the oven? boom. [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. ♪ make t♪ holidays pop. hey, that's the last crescent! oh, did you want it? yeah. we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half. that's not half! guys, i have more. thanks, mom. [ female announcer ] do you have enough pillsbury crescents? and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the importan and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for t
. >> it is thursday at 5:00. brrr. thanks for joining us. >> let me translate that "boy, it's cold." lisa? >> good morning. the freeze warning is extended until friday morning. we are freezeing. we have clear skies and looking at all of the bay area or close to it in the 30's or 20's in san francisco, the mild spot, and here are the cold numbers. santa rosa is 26 and fairfield at 24, 27 if livermore and morgan hill and the numbers are 5- to 10-degrees colder than yesterday morning. we are looking at coldest numbers after sunrise at least three hours from now where the numbers could drop further. from the 20's and 30's to the 40's by noon, upper 40's to near 50 for highs and we will have a winter mix for you tomorrow with details coming up. >> we have frost advisory for roads, but, first, we take you over to the sfo area with the crash headed along northbound direction along 101 you will find this accident mostly debris not lanes and the rest of the cars are off to the side. the golden gate bridge and cartinez and san mateo has frost advisories. be came. it is slippery. eight minutes away from saus
. >>> the national transportation board is investigating the cause of the crash. lisa stark is in washington with that side of the story. what is the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: good morning p they tell me that they plan to interview the operator of this train this afternoon. he was injured in the crash. he is in the hospital, but they plan to talk to him about what happened in moments before the train went off the rail. the operator was drug and alcohol tested. we don't know the results of those tests. also they have subpoenaed his cell phone records. this has become a standard procedure after accidents likes these. the question is was that operator texting or talking on his phone when he shouldn't have been, when he should have been driving the train. they'll take a close look at those cell phone records. the trains involved in this accident were older rail cars. thethe ntsb continues its investigation. it will be on scene for 7 to 10 days working up the final investigation many months after that. stephanie? >> okay, lisa stark with the latest on the investigation. from washi
safety board is investigating the cause of the crash. they're on the scene. lisa stark is in washington with that side of the story. good afternoon. what is the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: well, they now have the two event recorders, the data recorders back here in washington, d.c. they're in the mtsb lab, they're going through the data they can get from those recorders. one thing to look for is the speed of the train, how fast was it going. they also want to know the break pressure. were the brakes applied, when and how strenuously. i'm told the reporter will monitor the recorder every 21 seconds. the operator of this train indicated that he tried to apply the brakes, and it didn't work. i asked mtsb board members about thathat, they mentioned that ths train had nine stops before the accident, and the brakes seemed to be working fine. it will be a concern if the brakes suddenly failed. they interviewed the operator this afternoon. he was drug and alcohol tested and his cell phone records were subpoenaed, and the mtsb will be down taking a closer look at the tracks to see
go to your child's college fund. lisa is here from triple the gift.com. thank you very much for being here. you said this is an idea you and your friend andrea came up with, after all the things your kids are involved in. tell us about that. >> thank you for having us, andrea. i appreciate it. this is an idea where every year we have come across another birthday party, another holiday and we were accumulating more and more gifts for our kids. which was wonderful. we thought wouldn't it be a great idea if there was a way we could save or have people contribute to our kids' college education, as well as teaching our kids how to donate to things that are meaningful to them and that is how triple the gift was born. >> so how does it work? it sounds like a gift registry or wedding registry. >> right. you personalize it, a person can put the child's name, event, joey's christmas registry, and a special message for family and friends to see. they invite family and friends to see it through e-mails, with a link or can directly e-mail from the website that we set up a registry. >> do you list
of 2012. >> not too long ago, so, where were the other colder spots in the bay area? lisa is here for mike. lisa? >> the big winner was napa at 17 degrees this morning. the old record was 26. san rafael broke a record at 30. san francisco and oakland, livermore, not quite. it was 29. matt talked about san jose gilroy was down into the low 20's. certainly a frosty frosty morning. we will do it one more night. temperatures will be in the 20's if some spots but i don't think we will see the teens again so as a result the national weather service has extended the freeze warning until 9:00 tomorrow morning with freezing temperatures except for san francisco and to add more into this scenario we are talking about a cold snowy mix headed our way tomorrow with details on that in a few minutes. >> this morning, a lot of folks had trouble getting out of bed. in walnut creek the temperatures were in the 20's. some commuters say just getting to bart was tough. >> i live four blocks away and it was a miserable walk here especially lately. we need some rain. i want it to know. precipitation would be nic
the questions in. >> thank you, madam co-chair. i know lisa and vera are frightened, but i find their testimonies very, very frightening and intimidating for the whole country. these people are master electricians, microbiologist, bachelor degree with a lot of executive experience and they are unemployed for a long time. what about those people who don't have their skillset? i'm sorry i missed so much of their testimony. i was perusing through their testimony. they say they've been looking for anything, part-time work, the extent to which they have been willing to accept jobs for half as much as they are worth begin their skill set. really looking at this in terms of any data that you have in terms of what we know has been a real intentionality on the part of some employers to force wages downward, and to force people like them to accept $8 an hour jobs so that the walmart, the care takers of the world, they can forget it about getting anything. i'm wondering the extent to which they have experienced age discrimination and the discrimination -- are employers bold enough to tell
in modern history. lisa is digging up details on other bills that congress might consider. lisa? >> reporter: turns out most of very limited. in fact, nearly 20% deal with just a single piece of land or single area. one is called the freedom to fish act. that dealt with two dams in kentucky, the other one, a long one, minuteman missile boundary modification act. it adds a visitor's office and missile silo. how does this add? this is what speaker boehner said last week. >> the american people work hard and they expect their elected representatives to do the same. today the house has passed nearly 150 bills in congress that united states senate has failed to act on. >> so that's a bit of the blame game. we looked at those 1 a bills and it turns out that nearly a third of them went after obama care which of course is a nonstarter with democrats and on the other hand, senate has passed some bills like immigration reform that have crawled to a halt in the house. now congress has passed some major legislation. things like the violence against women act. overall, what is going on here is divided go
that are paying close attention to what is happening here in -- lisa, i would like to ask you a question. the last seven months have clearly been very tough on you. but you persevered and now you are on a brighter path. todaywould you have been unemployment for compensation emergency benefits? had the extrat unless you have experienced how the job market is today and the incredible -- you mayesearch spend three hours preparing for an interview. you have no idea what it is like to go through the world of the internet job boards. would -- i was facing a of taking -- actually, i enrolled. i have a bachelors degree and i had enrolled in my local community college with all the young millennial's to go back to school to get an associates degree, to go to night school and work during the day on a minimum wage job or a little bit more. and then my plan was to have to and havemy retirement 30% of that tax, and then taxed again. and just pray that my tenacity would get me there. ,he a and -- the anxiety level i cannot even explain to you the insomnia, the tears, the mood swings, the ups, the downs. it ranks
's where we are at this point. lisa, transportation experts have talked about technology that may, and we underline that, may have prevented the crash. what can you tell bus that? >> reporter: it's called positive train control, and it essentially takes over the train if the engineer fails to brake or slow down when he should. the ntsb says they have been pushing for this for decades, and they went so far as to saying it could have prevented this crash if it was on this train. it's mandated it's a few years away. >> lisa, thank you. it's political crisis that has changen thailand's capitol for a week. prime minister yingluck shinawatra ordered police to stop battling with anti-government protesters. the majority of the protesters are middle and upper class residents of bangkok who have been fighting with people from poor and rural areas who support the prime minister. now the protesters have accused the prime minister of being a proxy for her brother, former prime minister who was ousted in a coup in 2006. they accuse her government of being corrupt. we have more. >> reporter: it was expe
. in an emotional testimony today, lawson said that lisa grillo, her assistant, broke her heart. i love lisa. my children love lisa, and that the illicit spending by the sisters have not been approved. this trial that's meant to be a fraud trial, is really unveiling much more about the couple's failed relationship. this morning, nigella saying that saatchi had a temper and didn't take part in family life. the trial carries on all week. george? >> thank you very much. >>> let's bring in dan abrams in right now. again, you have to remember, it is the assistants on trial here. but nigella lawson feels like she's on the stand. and that's because so much is going to turn on whether the jury believes she was using drugs. >> you can understand why she feels she's on trial there. the defense is in effect -- we were given permission to use these cards, in part because she was on drugs. we were working long hours because she was on drugs. that becomes a crucial part of the defense here. if these jurors don't believe that she was abusing drugs, i think this case is over. if they do, it still doesn't mean t
you so much. lisa and bobby going home to meet the parents. >> meeting the parents. this is very tricky. >> this is very important for the woman in particular, not to be, but you don't want to dress up -- >> you don't want to wear an animal bathing suit kind of thing. it's always better to err on the side of conservative. lisa looks amazing. tone-on-tone runway trend right now. it's feminine and at the same time flirty, not too much. you want to keep the hem lines a little bit longer and you don't want to wear anything too revealing. >> what about the guys, it's a holiday sweater, but doesn't look tacky. >> doesn't have santa clauses or candy canes on it and actually really classic scandinavian take. >> let's see all the models looking good for the holiday. looks really good. thank you. >> you can come by lucky party tonight. >> he may come. >> you going to come with me? >> let's do it. for more information on where to look go to today.com. >> back in a moment. [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives
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